CELBAN Assessment Preparation for Nurses


Course Brief

Health care professionals who do not use English as their first language will want to consider the Canadian English Language Assessment for Nurses. CELBAN is required an endorsed by most province’s College of Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses. This assessment evaluates your listening, reading, writing, and speaking abilities in setting specific to the health care sector.


CELBAN was developed in response to ensuring health care workers would be able to use language appropriately in order to respond to crucial situations and events during the course of their employment. The course materials, in addition to preparing you for the assessment, focuses on real world scenarios and teaches your strategies for using language in emergency situations, when interacting with other professionals, patients, or family members, when interpreting charts an informational texts, or when completing paperwork. The program should be considered of intermediate level and is recommended for individuals with at least a 6.0 IELTS score or equivalent.

Content Breakdown

The S.K.I.L.L.S. CELBAN Assessment Preparation for Nurses focuses on the the unique, industry specific vocabulary and employment tasks associated with employment as a health care professional in Canada. CELBAN evaluates individuals based on Canadian Language Benchmark criteria and as such we ensure that the two objectives are taught together. In all modules and situations, we encourage participants to: · Use vocabulary for abstract topics, and to include and demonstrate sufficient technical knowledge · Use appropriate strategies to support communication (such as asking for clarification, self correction, repetition, asking further questions, paraphrasing, positive affirmations, and the use of appropriate tone and gesture) · Demonstrate the ability to narrate, describe, ask questions, give instructions, convince, synthesize or hypothesize · Evaluate extended oral statements for solutions to problems, recommendations and proposals · Skim and scan text for information · Complete paper work legibly and record information without spelling errors or other issues interfering with comprehension

Time require to complete CELBAN Assessment Preparation for Nurses course is : 1 Month.

Course Fee for registration of CELBAN Assessment Preparation for Nurses is $249.

Course Material

The course materials have been designed by health care professionals that work extensively with new immigrants and those working towards fluency in English. The materials consider the practical goals and intentions of the examination structure and employ similar scenarios and strategies such as role playing and completion of mock documents related to the health care profession.

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